Not for the Faint of Art | A Conversation with Cayce Goldberg

Currently standing in the midst of RiNo’s recent onslaught of construction, detour signs, and potholes, Helikon is an oasis for artists of all kinds... And no matter where you might find yourself in the maze of art to explore, you can always expect a welcoming smile and good chat with Cayce, Helikon's joyful and fearless leader.

 Not for the Faint of Art | A Conversation with Cayce Goldberg

CYBERCY | Confronting the decomposition of self in the post-internet age

a shirtless man asking, “Will you do me in that later?”, and a by passer quickly chiming in to say, “That’s a man, sir.” This short opening sequence sets the tone beautifully for the rest of the film which blatantly speaks to the viewer about transphobia, mob mentality, and violence in society...

CYBERCY | Confronting the decomposition of self in the post-internet age

Drew Austin talks moving on, vanilla ice cream, and the freedom in not giving a fuck.

News clippings, paint chips, reference images, wire mesh, and just about every drawing material you could imagine, are scattered throughout; revealing Drew Austin's true nature as an artist, one who’s method of making work is constantly in a state of growth and refinement.

Drew Austin talks moving on, vanilla ice cream, and the freedom in not giving a fuck.

It All Started with Sneakers: A Studio Visit with Broderick Lundie

Photographer, Broderick Lundie, has established a unique aesthetic and a keen eye. After ramping up his sneaker collection and sharing his photos on Instagram, Lundie discovered a passion for photography and never looked back.

It All Started with Sneakers: A Studio Visit with Broderick Lundie
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I'm An Artist Free Membership Program Relaunch

For the second year in a row, the MCA Denver is launching the I'm An Artist free membership program for Denver's creative community!

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I'm An Artist Free Membership Program Relaunch

Monday Night Menagerie: Breathing life into Denver's uncertain DIY scene

Mondays undoubtedly have a bad reputation. The excitement of the weekend closes, shaking us back to the reality of daily life...But inside Cervantes’ Other Side, Menagerie offers a breath of life to Denver and seeks to help this once unfortunate day become an anticipated start to the week. 

Monday Night Menagerie: Breathing life into Denver's uncertain DIY scene

In Decent Exposure: A studio Visit with Vinni Alfonso

through each decade, but there is one thing that has always managed to toe the line: sex. Though often in the forefront of contemporary media, and certainly the internet, sex still somehow remains taboo in the unmediated public sphere. For the past three years, Vinni Alfonso has explored and exploded these boundaries with his striking abstracted erotica. 

In Decent Exposure: A studio Visit with Vinni Alfonso

For the Homies: A Studio Visit with Moe Gram

Moe’s work is not just a part of who she is, it’s the very evidence of a life lived with intention and an unwavering desire to investigate the world around her. “I think it’s ALL about the process of becoming…

For the Homies: A Studio Visit with Moe Gram

What a Donald Trump presidency will mean for Arts & Culture in the US

By now you may be familiar with President-Elect Trump’s views on everything from Foreign Policy, Immigration, Women’s Rights, The Environment, etc. But what about the Arts? How might a Trump Presidency affect the many creative individuals and organizations across the US which rely on the Government's support of Arts and Culture?

What a Donald Trump presidency will mean for Arts & Culture in the US

The Tells: Jaime Molina + Wes Sam-Bruce

Often, collaborative exhibitions reveal themselves to be an artistic gamble; exemplifying the differences in style, language, and opinion, instead of achieving something greater than the sum of its parts. The Tells is a wonderful exception to this rule. 

The Tells: Jaime Molina + Wes Sam-Bruce

Restless Earth: A studio visit with Brian Napier

For Brian Napier, art making is a marathon rather than a sprint. A researcher and bookworm at heart, Napier creates paintings, illustrations, sculptures, and installations which examine the indifferent nature of nature; the existential play of human beings and the debris left in our wake. 

Restless Earth: A studio visit with Brian Napier

Wish You Were Here: Scott Young lights up Rule Gallery

‘Wish You Were Here’, Young’s first solo exhibition at the gallery, is an exploration of the visceral. Through his use of object, technology, and modern materials, Young confronts and challenges the spectrum of human emotion in all its vulnerability, truth, and rhetoric.

Wish You Were Here: Scott Young lights up Rule Gallery

Extra Vitamins: How local artists are blurring the lines between galleries & Studio space

This is a growing trend in Denver as the real estate market fluctuates and galleries struggle to reimagine themselves amidst a trendy art scene. Allowing artists to work in the space can create new energy and yield interesting art as a byproduct.

 

Extra Vitamins: How local artists are blurring the lines between galleries & Studio space

Distortions in the New Aesthetic: A studio visit with Cassandra Zook

Zook’s current body of work investigates the physicality of painting as well as the representation of the human body throughout art history. A self-proclaimed artist of “The New Aesthetic”, she utilizes glitch programming to dismantle the once idealized human figures of Neo-Classical and Greco-Roman sculpture.

Distortions in the New Aesthetic: A studio visit with Cassandra Zook